Lead with right values and attitudes – Dr Felix Anyah

Dr Felix Anyah has called on all young Ghanaian professionals to lead their lives and career guided by values and standards rather than the chase for fame. The multiple award winning health leader and owner of the holy trinity spa made the call at 12th Pillars of...

Malaria eradication targets not feasible – WHO

A 3-year study of trends and future projections for the factors and determinants that underpin malaria, has reaffirmed that even though Malaria eradication is a goal worth pursuing, the world is far from a malaria-free. The study was conducted by WHO's Strategic Advisory Group on Malaria Eradication (SAGme).

New response strategy to fight disease outbreaks in Africa

A new regional response strategy was adopted on Thursday by African health ministers to strengthen integrated disease surveillance and response and mitigate the devastating impact of outbreaks, such as Ebola. The 10-year strategy according the WHO Africa, aims to address the acute public health event...

Health Ministers adopt new strategic plan to reduce malnutrition in Africa

Health ministers have adopted a strategic plan to reduce the double burden of malnutrition in the African Region. This move was made at the 69th Regional Committee meeting of the World Health Organization (WHO) for the African Region today (Thursday 22 August, 2019). “The plan outlines the urgent and...

African Health Ministers Meets in Brazzaville

African health ministers are meeting today in Brazzaville to endorse regional policies and strategies to improve people’s health in Africa. The Sixty-ninth session of the WHO Regional Committee for Africa will take place in Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo, from 19 to 23 August 2019. The Regional Committee,...